Families in Crewe have been left without electricity due to a power cut in the South Cheshire town this evening (Tuesday June 16).
Some homes on Hungerford Road and nearby areas have been affected.
Scottish Power says homes in the following postcodes may be without electricity: CW15EZ, CW16ET, CW16EX, CW16HG, CW16HQ, CW16HW.
A Scottish Power spokesman said: “There is a power cut in the CW1 postcode area of Crewe, affecting properties in Hungerford Road and surrounding streets.
“We had no advance warning of this and only became aware of it at 6.42PM.
“Our engineers are on their way to the area to investigate the cause of the fault and our team will work to get your power back on as quickly and as safely as possible.
“We expect the power to be restored by 10.00PM.
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“Once they arrive, or when we receive any update regarding the cause, we will be able to provide you with more information.
“We apologise for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.”